Brief Resilience Scale (BRS)

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Brief Resilience Scale (BRS)

The Brief Resilience Scale as developed by Smith et al (2008).
Duration: 1 minutes
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Last Updated
Mar 13, 2024, 4:08PM


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Smith, B. W., Dalen, J., Wiggins, K., Tooley, E., Christopher, P., & Bernard, J. (2008). The brief resilience scale: assessing the ability to bounce back. International journal of behavioral medicine, 15(3), 194-200.

Lai, J., & Yue, X. (n.d.). Using the Brief Resilience Scale to Assess Chinese People’s Ability to Bounce Back From Stress. SAGE Open, 4(4), SAGE Open, 2014, Vol.4(4).

Bariola, E., Lyons, A., Leonard, W., Pitts, M., Badcock, P., & Couch, M. (2015). Demographic and Psychosocial Factors Associated With Psychological Distress and Resilience Among Transgender Individuals. American Journal of Public Health, 105(10), 2108-16.

Satici, S. (2016). Psychological vulnerability, resilience, and subjective well-being: The mediating role of hope. Personality and Individual Differences, 102, 68-73.

Mamen, J., & Dias, A. (2016). Resilience and psychological well-being among destitute adolescents. Indian Journal of Positive Psychology, 7(1), 39-43.